adverse childhood experiences

A note from Nancy Gordon, President of the Board of Directors

We are living in difficult times. After the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia and in Durham, things feel uncertain and fragile.  Then there was Hurricane Harvey. As the new board president of the Exchange Family Center, I wanted to touch base to tell you where we are and what we’re doing.

Hope, Resilience, and Care: Snatching Promise from the Jaws of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Creating a safe environment for children takes a concerted effort by not from parents, but from experts in child development experts and community members.  This blog post addresses the significant findings from the CDC’s landmark study on ACEs and how we as a community can support each other in creating a nurturing environment for children.